Cynthia Brinich-Langlois grew up in Bethel, Alaska. She completed undergraduate studies at Kenyon College in studio art and environmental biology, and received an MFA at the University of New Mexico in printmaking, where she also participated in Land Arts of the American West and the Tamarind Institute’s Collaborative Lithography program. She currently teaches printmaking and digital art as a Lecturer in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Brinich-Langlois has been an artist in residence at Elsewhere Artists Collaborative, Montello Foundation, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory, and Ucross Foundation. She has exhibited her work at Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, A1LabArts in Knoxville, Tenessee, WORK Ann Arbor, Artspace in Richmond, Virginia, Purdue University Galleries, and Creative Research Laboratory in Austin, Texas, among others. Her work is included in the SGCI Archive at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, the Iowa Print Group archive at the University of Iowa, as well as the Center for Art + Environment collection at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno.